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Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy

 
 
Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
1. Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker
Court House is in the background and Lower Amherst Street is to the right.
Inscription.  
We hear from the misty troubled shore
the voice of those gone before
drawing the soul to it's anchorage
Bret Harte

This memorial is dedicated to the twenty men and women who tragically perished when the Ethan Allen tour boat suddenly capsized and sank on Lake George October 2, 2005
 
Erected 2007 by Village of Lake George.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 2005.
 
Location. 43° 25.55′ N, 73° 42.667′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Lower Amherst Street, on the right when traveling east. Monument is located behind the Old Warren County Court House in Lake George. Nearby is the historic marker for the "Sunken Fleet.". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake George NY 12845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sunken Fleet (here, next to this marker); Lake George War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lake House
Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
2. Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker
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(about 400 feet away); Montcalm's Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warship Row (approx. ¼ mile away); Lake George (approx. ¼ mile away); Towers Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
 
More about this marker. This monument is dedicated to the memories of twenty individuals who lost their lives on October 2nd, 2005, when a tour boat, "Ethan Allen", suddenly capsized in a bay north of the village.
 
Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
3. Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker
View of monument from the south.
Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
4. Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy Marker
View of monument from the north.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 29, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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